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Location Matters

Here in Webster City, Iowa we know a lot about distribution.  From shipping 75,000 day old chicks per week to customers around the country to supplying 3,500 distributors in 16 states, Webster City's companies rely on our central location as a competitive advantage.  Just imagine how your distribution can benefit from our advantages.

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  Reasons to Site Your Distribution Center Here

  1. Iowa's corporate income tax is a single factor-nonunitary tax that is only based on the percentage of sales income within the state.  More About Tax Advantages

  2. Internet sales shipped to another state are exempt from Iowa sales and use taxes.

  3. An available property tax exemption of up to 100% for up to 10 years with a qualifying investment.  More About Incentives

  4. Located on a four lane highway, Webster City, Iowa is within ten minutes of Interstate 35, providing access to markets in Omaha, St. Louis, Minneapolis, Sioux Falls, Chicago, Milwaukee, and Kansas City in one day or less.  More About Transportation

  5. Distribution Centers can qualify for a refund of sales and use taxes paid on the purchase of racks, shelving, and conveyor equipment.

  6. Webster City has direct financial assistance available to support job creation and leverage increased State assistance.  More About Incentives

  7. Iowa has no personal property tax on corporate inventories of goods in process, raw materials, or salable goods.


Success Story
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Founded and headquartered in Webster City, Iowa since 1956, the Van Diest Supply Company is a leading manufacturer and distributor of agricultural chemicals with more than 28 acres under roof in Webster City. From this central Midwest location they deliver products by company owned trucking from Webster City and outlying distribution centers, reaching more than 3,500 dealers across 15 states.